If you somehow missed it, I’m performing the world premiere of John Cage and Lejaren Hiller’s “KNOBS” this Wednesday, as part of the “All Together Now” inter-arts festival. So far, I’ve been quiet about other activities happening (and this IS a HAPPENING) so check out the schedule:
WEDNESDAY is our kickoff. Like the start of a roller coaster ride after being secretly slipped some psychedelics; get pumped and hold tight.
4:30 – 6:15: ALL TOGETHER NOW takes over the INTERNATIONAL LOUNGE, showcasing Photography, 2-D and more by Jason Wonnell, John McCowen, Bridget Ryan, Kaley Venable, Photogenesis and more!
6:30-7:00: we will break into the student center auditorium for the OPENING RECEPTION/PERFORMANCE:
SIUIU (Improv unit) with DUAL KIT DRUMMERS MATT LIND and SAM from INFINITY WIZARD and POETRY by DAVE NELSON.
7:00-7:15: INSTRUMENTAL TRANSITION by James McKain (guitar/sitar) with PSYCHEDELIC MASHUP PROJECTION
7:15-7:25: AMBER GIRADO reading/DRAMATIC INTERPRETATION of EPIPHANY FERREL’S “Last Person on Earth” with zombie mashup PROJECTION
7:25-7:35: KEVIN FLINN POETRY set to a DEREK SMITH PROJECTION
7:40-7:55 INTERNATIONAL LOUNGE INTERMISSION: GET SOME DINNER!
8:00-8:25 Back to the AUDITORIUM as DAVE X orchestrates WORLD PREMIERE OF JOHN CAGE score KNOBS
8:25-8:45: KARTHIK KAKARALA SOUND/PERFORMANCE ART
8:45-9:05: PREGNANT TONGUES (formerly cloud cuckoo) performing to LIVE PAINTING
9:05-9:15: DANNY BROWN SPOKEN WORD
9:15-9:40: BLACK ON BROWN performs to PROJECTION
9:40: PEACE OUT TILL THURSDAY!
THURSDAY DAY 2
is AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION day. YOU bring it, we BLAST it for all to see and hear!
3:00-5:00: BALLROOM D- GALLERY TIME! Wednesdays favorites and NEW PIECES. BYO ART! Have it displayed! No Rules except No Pricetags! For the love of the game!
5:00-6:30: head back to the AUDITORIUM 4 SIU’s FILM ALTERNATIVES curated STUDENT SCREENINGS! and HOUR and a HALF of SIU auteurs. AGAIN, bringing your own work is ENCOURAGED!
6:45-7:45: SPECIAL SETS by MUSICIAN/VIDEO artists ALEX RYTERSKI, TOM VASILJ, and PATRICK BRENNEN; each performing ORIGINAL MUSIC to ORIGINAL PROJECTIONS
7:45-8:15: DUENDE ENTENDTRE (sound art/poetry)
8:30-10:30: BALLROOM D becomes a forum for LIVE ART MAKING and TUTORIALS on STENCIL MAKING and CIRCUIT BENDING, with lessons by graffiti artist GABE GOWER and sound artist DAVE X. Materials for creating your own stencils/circuit bent toys will be provided, but interested parties are encouraged to bring their own.
IMPROMPTU PERFORMANCES TBA
FRIDAY DAY 3
will be the end of the party.
6:00-9:00: BALLROOM D will again become a gallery presenting the best work from the three days.
SIUiu will be performing along with MATT and SAM,
PREGNANT TOUNGUES will play a set to live art,
and as a FINALE SIUiu will perform with an experimental film by DERON WILLIAMS accompanied by JOHN MCCOWEN